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Kontron to show proven safety critical, SWaP-C optimized, multi-core solutions that meet broad UAS requirements at 2016 AUVSI-XPONENTIAL
Meet with Kontron to see how the company’s secure, interoperable COTS-based platforms help speed development of cost-effective unmanned systems

Poway, CA April 20, 2016 – A global market leader for embedded computing technology (ECT), Kontron gives unmanned systems developers proven safety-critical platform experience that very few suppliers can claim.  At AUVSI-XPONENTIAL, Kontron will showcase its full breadth of open-architecture COTS solutions – from size, weight, power and cooling (SWaP-C)-optimized computing modules, boards and application-ready platforms to high performance multi-core processor computing solutions.  With more than 30 years experience delivering the critical technologies that meet the most demanding rugged system requirements, Kontron’s standards-based platforms ensure essential secure and interoperable operation.

Booth highlights include:

  • High performance, SWaP-C optimized Cobalt 901 based on multi-core processors plus new development kits that streamline deployment  
  • Cobalt 901 expanded I/O options through third party partnerships specifically designed for UAS application profiles
  • Shipping now -- 3U VX3058 rugged conduction cooled VPX board supports compute-intensive applications from its Octo Core Intel® Xeon® Processor D architecture
  • Advanced 3U and 6U CompactPCI boards that provide industry-leading throughput per watt
  • Latest in small form factor COMe and SMARC computer modules
  • Demonstrations include application ready video surveillance and Intel® RealSense™ technology

Where: AUVSI-XPONENTIAL, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

When: May 2 - 5, 2016

Location: Kontron Booth Hall 1, #779

We invite you to meet with Kontron’s embedded computing experts to see how its forward-looking approach continues to push the edge of current technologies to meet Department of Defense UAS roadmap requirements.  Please contact Annette Keller: 707-947-7232


About Kontron
Kontron, a global leader in embedded computing technology and trusted advisor in IoT, provides a complete and integrated portfolio of hardware, software and services. Kontron creates many of the standards that drive the world’s embedded computing platforms, bringing to life numerous technologies and applications. The result is an accelerated time-to-market, reduced total-cost-of-ownership, product longevity and the best possible overall application with leading-edge, highest reliability embedded technology.             

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